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Reminder: Lots of Cities Across the Nation Seeing New Verizon 4G LTE This Week

Just as we reported last week, Verizon is turning on some new 4G LTE sites today and also expanding on some markets starting tomorrow. Here is the most up-to-date list of markets that have already seen the new 4G LTE speeds or will be seeing them tomorrow. 

Areas seeing the change:

  • Coffeyville, KS
  • Expansion in Pittsburgh, PA areas
  • Emporia, KS
  • Lawrence, KS
  • Bremerton And Silverdale, Washington
  • Rolla, MO
  • Hays, KS
  • Kansas City, KS/MO areas
  • Tampa Bay, FL
  • Fort Myers, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Cheyenne, WY
  • Greeley, CO
  • Aspen, CO
  • Tifton, GA
  • Ellijay, GA
  • Americus, GA
  • Pueblo, CO
  • Marion County, OH
  • Asheville, NC
  • Northwest Indiana
  • Bremerton, CO
  • Silverdale, CO
  • American Falls, ID
  • Jackson County, MI
  • Billings and Helena, MT
  • Longmont, CO
  • Mattoon, IL
  • Moultrie, GA
  • Statesboro, GA
  • Merced, CA
  • Southern Arizona
  • Bemidji, Minnesota

We’ll see how long it takes for our 4G LTE to be bogged down thanks to tomorrow’s notable phone launch.

  • socalrailroader

    Pocatello, Idaho is also getting LTE in this go around, finally!

    • socalrailroader

      We’re still waiting on it here in Northwestern California, so far it only goes as far north as the Napa Valley and San Rafael. When we do get it, we’ll have it up here in Mendocino County from AT&T, Verizon, U.S. Cellular and Metro PCS, poor T-Mobile though, they’ll probably still be 2G LOL

  • i get it in winder georgia as of a week or so ago

  • kurt5153

    Still waiting for my home town. Closest 4gLTE is 40 miles away 🙁

  • Corcoran, CA got LTE a couple weeks ago.

    Look it up, all we have is Farming and Charles Manson.

  • Zay Carter

    I’m from americus ga (southwest ga) which is mostly rural I’ve been getting 4g for about a month unofficially gotten speeds up to 60 MBPs down…ive noticed other towns that have been switched on but not announced as well

  • macawmatt

    They are just starting the ground work for the new tower in town that will host their 4G antennas. Couple days for dirt work, at least a week for the concrete to set, and then who knows how long to erect the tower, string cable, and mount the antennas. So at least a month before I get to join the 4G party.

  • Wayne Tarapilli

    I think Verizon forgot about central South Jersey… If I drive 10-20 miles East or West I have 4G.

    • ben7337

      They forgot north/west jersey too. Less than an hr from NYC, my town is right on a 3 lane each direction US interstate, 20-30 mins driving to get to their US Headquarters, and yet they can’t seem to get 4g out here on that last 15-20 miles of highway. If I go east 3 miles I just barely get 4g, go west 7 miles 4g, go south 6 miles get 4g, go north 1 mile to the middle of nowhere towns north of me and get 4g. Just not along the interstate. It’s really getting irritating waiting knowing they probably won’t even cover the area this year at the pace they are going.

  • I live in Columbia, MO, which by the way is not on the Verizon 4G map yet, nor is it on this new list. However, last Saturday my device showed 4G. I tested the speed…22Mbs. Sunday and Monday I was back to 3G averaging 5Mbs.

    Then, Tuesday, back up to 20+Mbs on a 4G notification and still nothing from Verizon about 4G on their map or projected roll out. I guess it matters not though, because even if they are just testing, the speeds are good and I imagine they’ll officially make the change soon.

    • AndrewScardino

      The maximum speed possible for 3g on verizon is 3.1 mbps in a lab in perfect conditions with basically no users lol. I assuming 5mb is a typo. Sorry if I sound rude I just would be amazed by that lol

      • I might also be remembering incorrectly. I speed test both on the 3G network and my home / work WiFi networks and I may be confused about what I remember my 3G speed is.

        I just went out back of work to get away from the WiFi and sure enough, 4G, tested at 21Mbs.

  • AndrewScardino

    There is also 4g in Lubbock and Plainview Texas. I have had 4g in Lubbock for almost two weeks. It is officially on the coverage map too so you could add it to the list.

  • thedonxr

    I has the 4G! (Finally get it at the office in Tallahassee).

  • S.Ober

    Doesn’t matter when your in a basement.

    • look into the cm700 here is a youtube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlrpJFt6P7g

      • ramifications

        That’s really cool. Thanks for sharing that. I wonder if it would work at my house. I don’t get any 4G here, while a quarter mile away there is reception.

  • smack dab in the midlle of cleveland and toledo and 10 miles from sandusky, ohio and still can’t get any freaking 4g! wth????

    • I get it at work if i am on the right side of the building, and I can see cedar point out my office windows.

  • Brett

    Yes! Bemidji has 4G now!

  • itsgonnalast

    Truly amazing network. Nowadays it’s rare when I *don’t* get LTE. I took a road trip for Labor Day and got LTE almost everywhere between Pennsylvania and the shores of Lake Huron in Ontario… pretty impressive work by Verizon.

    • NemaCystX

      I’m also impressed, when they launched EVDO (aka Vcast 3G) it was a very slow roll out, we never got 3G until 2008, then we got LTE this year, pretty good transition I think, because we were some of the last cities to get 3G, but not this time. I’m very happy with the speeds I get here at home (it beats my max speed home internet, DOWN and UP)

  • PC_Tool

    Bemidji, MN?

    Wow….boonies. Nicew

  • DanSan

    holy hell, im 50 miles from NYC on long island they still cant spread 4G out past nassau county yet bumble ^*%(& kansas or something gets it. killing me verizon…

    • duke69111

      It doesn’t hurt you big city people to wait for something once in your life.

      • DanSan

        update… when i went home last night from work, had 4G in my town. only getting like 6 or 7 down and like 3 or 4 up but its still 4G! sadly, it took the iShit5 to make them turn it on.

  • Shelby, NC also is seeing 4G within the past few weeks.

  • a.youth.in.Asia

    For every 50 cities Verizon announces Sprint announces 1.

    • feztheforeigner

      And for every 50 cities Sprint announces, ATT announces 1.

      • BulletTooth_Tony

        Maybe in Fantasy Land that happens. Sprint hasn’t even launched 50 markets yet, not even half that.

        • NemaCystX

          true, haven’t you seen the new Verizon LTE commercials? (it doesn’t matter how you present it) I think Sprint had like 20+ Verizon had 350+ AT&T had 69 and T-Mobile had ZERO

          • BulletTooth_Tony

            Yeah, but AT&T has lit up at least 10 more in the past few weeks here. I’d also be curious of they’re counting markets Verizon doesn’t exist in… like Puerto Rico and the USVI.

          • michael arazan

            Not to mention sprint is ahead of schedule, they said their true lte wasn’t going to start rolling out till 2013, kudos for them being 6 months ahead of schedule and actual lte.

  • will

    Fer fuk sake I cant type today lol

  • will

    I feel bad for sme of yu vuys…I live in Sioux Falls, SD. Been rocking LTE since the beginning 😀 one of the first batch of cities to begin with, and still average 14-21 megs down and p 😀

    • Justin W

      Same here – I live in SF and have had 4G since the day the Bionic was released.

  • Mason Lammers

    Dear Verizon,
    Yes people live in Nebraska, and yes they live in other areas than Omaha and Lincoln. Here is to 2013 and beyond for 4G.
    Your Valued Customer

    • Jordan Webb

      Dear Verizon,

      This man is a liar and a fraud. There are no Nebraskans outside Omaha or Lincoln. Only cows. Please just double the bandwidth in Omaha and Lincoln instead of providing LTE to cattle.

      Your Valued Customer

      • Bsody

        Come on man…thats just not nice.

      • Mason Lammers

        haha, that is classic. Explains why all those New York plates stop on the interstate to take photos of cattle… Now if only Verizon could figure out how to get a tablet into each of those herefords hands.

    • Bsody

      Preach on, bring LTE to the middle.

      • Mason Lammers

        Kearney or Grand Island I would guess?

        • Bsody

          More of a duster MR. Swede.

          • Mason Lammers

            Holdrege? Touche on the Swedes comment, and a little concerned how you came about it. . . Can you teach me your ways sensei?

          • Bsody

            You put Gothenburg in your disqus profile. I simply clicked on your name.

          • Mason Lammers

            Yeah… I am an idiot. Glad to see some Nebraskan’s on the DL reguardless.

          • Bsody

            For sure, though still kinda hurtin from Saturday. That was brutal.

          • Mason Lammers

            Truth, we lost heart in the second half.

          • Mason Lammers

            Not as impressive when I just clicked my name…

  • watchthesky

    How far outside the city does coverage usually reach?

    • Big_EZ

      In my town it doesn’t even reach the city limits, and we’ve had it for over a year.

  • Murphy

    Cheyenne now has 4G!!! Hahaha, my parents will be excited.

  • Oregon has not seen some new 4G love in quite some time….

  • None of this is going to matter. After the iphone 5 launches, 4G is going to be bogged down everywhere. Use it while you still can!!

    • Cody

      The iphones wont bog down our 4g. When the 4s came out everyone thought that but it only last 3-4 hours on lte!

      • Ibrick

        Just because your buddies with 4S’s said they had LTE didn’t make it true.. 😉

        • Nshawn43

          LMAO the IPHONE has never had LTE.. only now with the iphone 5 do they have LTE..

  • 82nd largest college in the country and a massive Verizon userbase in Morgantown, West Virginia still is stuck on US Cellular towers.

    I don’t even know what to believe in anymore.

  • Cam

    Tifton, GA….Tifton gets 4G before I do….It’s like VZW is avoiding me.

  • Guest

    Fingers crossed on having 4G at the cabin this time!

  • Mofoliar

    Still waiting for Chico,ca to light up.. I will be pissed if att&t gets their 4g up before Big Red..

  • Starting to see 4g in toledo, ohio suburbs. An area that has had poor 3g coverage

  • wickets

    when vzw lists a city or town they shouldnt be allowed to mark it as 4g lte until the WHOLE %#&#@&*@ town is covered

    • SpikedRed

      I’ve actually gone so far as to contact several members of Verizon, to stop falsifying information like this on coverage maps and have contacted the FTC and other organizations within my state. If Verizon can be so specific on a coverage map on their website to show *exactly* where coverage is, they better have it!

    • Big_EZ

      I agree, my town has had 4g for over a year, but only about 25% actually has coverage. My town is also on that list but I doubt it’ll be a noticeable difference.

  • K. Nelson

    You seem to have listed Pittsburgh twice in your list:

    • More 4G is better than no 4G. 😛

      • K. Nelson

        Funny thing is, I was actually just skimming for cities in PA. I live near Harrisburg, and somehow we were one of the first cities in PA to get 4g.

  • coram, nY finally is seeing 4g, the signal cuts in and out because I think they are testing the towers first in my area woop!!!!

  • Adam

    You have Lawrence,KS listed twice for some reason. Not that I’m complaining as that’s where I went to college.

    • They lost to Rice…

      • Adam

        I didn’t say they were good at football.


    Reminder: Lots of Verizon customers’ wallets are getting cleaned out.

  • TheTruthSquad

    Does anyone in Arkansas have a cell phone?

    • Bailers77

      Sure, there’s plenty of truckers and tourists driving through the state each day.

  • Thorn11166

    Still nothing in Arkadelphia…. A city with two major colleges in AR.

    • And Mattoon, IL, a small city of under 20K 30m south of where I live gets it. LOL. Then again, Champaign is no big city at 140K, but we were one of the first 40 markets to get LTE, iirc.

      • Thorn11166

        My home town got it just after I moved and there are probably less than 12k people there and one town over has less than 5k and got it a few days later. Just annoying

        • duke69111

          My guess is its easier to get it to the smaller towns, because you only need a couple of towers to cover 5 to 10 thousand people.

    • Diablo81588

      Arkadelphia.. Lol

    • Cam

      Oh, wow. I thought you made that town name up. It’s possible VZW doesn’t believe it exists.

    • Don’t feel bad. Malvern doesn’t have it, either (Hot Springs, Benton, and now — Sheridan have it). I know all the cell sites with VZW antennas have LTE installed. It’s a letdown to see more rural areas than our communities get it before we do.